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Australian ITER Forum

The Australian ITER Forum is a collection of scientists and engineers from multiple research disciplines supporting a mission oriented goal of controlled fusion as an energy source

Objectives

  • To promote an Australian involvement in ITER and articulate the benefits to Australia
  • To promote the science of fusion energy.
  • To advance the recognition of fusion science and plasma physics in the wider scientific community.

Areas of Active Research Collaboration

Member

Location

Research Area

University of Sydney

Sydney

  • Quasi-toroidal pulsed cathodic arc
  • Plasma theory/ diagnostics

Australian National University

Canberra

  • H-1 National Facility
  • Plasma theory program

University of Newcastle

Newcastle

  • High heat flux alloys
  • Testing first wall materials using 10keV D and He bombardment

Curtin University of Technology

Perth

  • Electrons, positrons, or photon scattering from atoms and ions

 Macquarie University

Sydney 

  • Laser-based time-resolved plasma spectoscopy
  • Computer modelling of plasma kinetics, MHD

 

University of Wollongong

Wollongong

  • Metallurgy
  • Welding
  • Surface engineering

ANSTO

Sydney

  • Manages OPAL research reactor
  • ~1000 staff

AINSE Ltd

 

Sydney

  • Australian and New Zealand University and ANSTO Membership

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